Posts about Model Derivative API

October 21, 2020

SVF2 Public Beta: a new optimized viewer format

Last year at Autodesk University 2019 we discussed a new Forge Viewer format code-named ‘OTG’. This format was introduced in the BIM 360 service and you can find a short mention about thi...

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July 24, 2020

Updates to Navisworks NWD translation engine coming

A new Navisworks engine update is coming - will this effect you ? Let's find out ! The Forge "Model Derivative Service" uses Navisworks to convert NWD files to SVF for ForgeViewer. We wil...

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February 25, 2020

Dealing with suppressed components

In Inventor one way to hide a component is by suppressing it. Unlike when simply making it invisible, in this case the relevant document won't even get loaded, so it's more efficient. Whe...

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December 9, 2019

Forge on Node-RED - Visual Programming for Forge

Node-RED is a powerful tool for building Internet of Things (IoT) applications with a focus on simplifying the ‘wiring together’ of code blocks to carry out tasks. It uses a visual progra...

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November 10, 2019

New RVT->SVF Model Derivative parameter generates additional content, including rooms and spaces.

In early September, an update of Model Derivative API service was released. The release notes are here: https://forge.autodesk.com/en/docs/model-derivative/v2/change_history/changelog/ Th...

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October 30, 2019

AU-Talk: BIM 360 VR Collaboration for AEC/Construction with InsiteVR, Unity and Forge

Come to AU/DevCon this year to hear about InsiteVR and their use of ForgeToolkit for BIM360 integration

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September 17, 2019

Using Power BI with Forge

Autodesk does not currently provide any data connectors for Power BI which would enable you to get data into Power BI directly from a given Forge service. Without that, moving data from F...

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